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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Wei Wei
Molecular Plant Pathology
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (301) 504-6202
Fax: (301) 504-5449
Room 213
10300 BALTIMORE AVE.
BLDG 004 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Development of biomarkers and a diagnostic tool for investigation of coinfections by and interactions between potato purple top and potato witches’-broom phytoplasmas in tomato - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-May-15)
Occurrence, distribution, and possible functional roles of simple sequence repeats in phytoplasma genomes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei, W., Davis, R.E., Suo, X., Zhao, Y. 2015. Occurrence, distribution, and possible functional roles of simple sequence repeats in phytoplasma genomes. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.000273.
Should ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma’ be retained within the order Acholeplasmatales? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, Y., Davis, R.E., Wei, W., Lee, I. 2015. Should ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma’ be retained within the order Acholeplasmatales?. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 65:1075-1082.
3-Dimensional modeling of protein structures distinguishes closely related phytoplasmas - (Abstract Only)
Davis, R.E., Zhao, Y., Lee, I., Wei, W. 2015. 3-Dimensional modeling of protein structures distinguishes closely related phytoplasmas. Phytopathology. 105:S12.
Phytoplasma-host interactions: tomato gibberellin homeostasis and its role in defense against potato purple top phytoplasma infection - (Review Article)
Ding, Y., Wei, W., Wu, W., Davis, R.E., Jiang, Y., Lee, I., Hammond, R., Sheng, J., Shen, L., Zhao, Y. 2013. Phytoplasma-host interactions: tomato gibberellin homeostasis and its role in defense against potato purple top phytoplasma infection. World Biomedical Frontiers. http://biomedfrontiers.org/infection-2013-11-39.
Phytoplasmal infection derails genetically preprogrammed meristem fate and alters plant architecture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei, W., Davis, R.E., Nuss, D.F., Zhao, Y. 2013. Phytoplasmal infection derails genetically preprogrammed meristem fate and alters plant architecture. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110:19149-19154.
Phytoplasma genomes: Evolution through mutually complimentary mechanisms, gene loss and horizontal acquisition - (Book / Chapter) - (16-Aug-13)
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